Toronto asks public for input on Smart Cities Challenge ideas

The City of Toronto is asking for the public’s input on how technology and innovation can address some of its biggest challenges. Toronto is participating in the federal Smart Cities Challenge, a competition

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Sidewalk Labs: ‘Privacy is paramount’ for Toronto’s smart city project

When Google Inc.'s parent company Alphabet said it was going to build a smart city in Toronto's Quay Side neighborhood, everyone was curious about what it might look like. It's still in the

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hyperloop, digital transformation, and office tours: 5 of the top ITBusiness.ca articles of 2017

As 2017 winds down to a close and the ITWC offices along with it (until Jan. 3, 2018 at least), we thought now would be an excellent time for a quick jaunt down

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Pick up some cyber security tips from the December 2017 issue of Municipal Interface

ITBusiness.ca readers - even those not directly involved in their company's tech department - will want to hear the advice contributor Howard Solomon solicited from the cyber security experts who spoke at MISA

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Mississauga builds up smart city credentials with new automated traffic system

MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Greater Toronto Area's largest suburb - or its traffic department, at least - is moving ahead in the digital transformation game. While its larger, more well-known neighbour organizes a

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Backstage with Toronto Mayor John Tory [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 7, 2016. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto’s technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: December 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Gary Semplonius, VP of business mobility at Bell [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

IoT holds great promise for cities, but don’t spy on people

Today’s urban centres face myriad problems; strained and dated infrastructure (roads, sewers, and transportation, electrical and communication systems) are further taxed by the escalating demands placed upon them by ever-increasing populations. While cities

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Italia Corigliano

Traffic tracking specialist Miovision makes Deloitte’s Fast 50 list

Miovision, a company that helps cities use video feeds to track and manage traffic, is one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies at the 32nd spot in Deloitte Technology’s latest “Fast 50” list. Miovision’s

Published on: November 12th, 2015 David Hamilton

Toronto ready to pass on the title of world’s most intelligent community

After holding the title of the world’s most intelligent community for the past year, Toronto is ready to hand the title over to a new city – and it may stay within Canada.

Published on: June 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

3 cities getting an economic boost from the tech sector

By Diana Zelikman, Fueled When it comes to the tech industry, a lot can be said about how well it boosts jobs and contributes to communities. But what about making a major difference

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Fueled

Toronto repeats on intelligent community shortlist alongside Winnipeg, Kingston

Toronto is on the shortlist for the Intelligent Community Forum's (ICF) top prize for the second year running, alongside two other Canadian cities giving Canada good odds in a list that totals seven

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toronto one of world’s top 21 smart communities for 2014

Toronto has been named one of the world's 21 smartest communities for the second year in a row, thanks to its quest to grow its role in the broadband economy. On Monday, the

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Candice So

Three major themes to remember from Gartner Symposium 2013

I'm back home! It's been over 48 hours since I even saw a Gartner analyst, let alone hear them give a prediction or presentation. Often when I go to these types of conferences,

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie